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Suggested Readings by Topic

 We've put together a list of some informative readings in the field of numeracy. They are grouped below by topic.

Learning Disabilities/Differences and Math
Number and Operation Sense - Overview
Number and Operation Sense - Whole Numbers
Number and Operation Sense - Proportion
  • Lesh, R., Post, T., & Behr, M. (1988). Proportional Reasoning. In J. Hiebert & M. Behr (Eds.) Number Concepts and Operations in the Middle Grades (pp. 93-118). Reston, VA: Lawrence Erlbaum & National Council of Teachers of Mathematics.
Algebra topics
Geometry topics
Data and Statistics

Guidelines for Assessment and Instruction in Statistics Education (GAISE) Reports

Probability
  • Understanding Risk. This sample lesson provides a lesson that can be used in a math unit on probability, using the context of personal health risks and decisions.
  • Will It Rain Tomorrow? This sample contextualized lesson was designed as part of a science unit on weather, climate, and climate change, with the recognition that an understanding of basic probability and statistics is required to understand the scientific concepts. This lesson could also be used in a math unit on probability to provide a context for students to apply their math skills.

Standards

NOTE: the resource marked with an asterisk is an excerpt from the report College and Career Readiness Standards for Adult Education (U.S. Department of Education, Office of Vocational and Adult Education). Download the full report here.

 

New to the College and Career Readiness Mathematics Standards for Adult Education?

Donna Curry of the SABES PD Center for Mathematics and Adult Numeracy/Adult Numeracy Center at TERC gives an overview in this video.

 

Building a Curriculum orientation video

 

Donna Curry of the SABES PD Center for Mathematics and Adult Numeracy/Adult Numeracy Center at TERC gives an overview in this video.

 

 

 

 

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Reference websites

Math topics
Education general interest